Deborah M. Minkoff enjoys a nationwide coverage litigation practice. Deborah also devotes a significant portion of her practice to counseling clients on evaluating and reducing risk on complex liability coverage issues.
Deborah’s representative cases include disputes under claims-made liability policies, medical professional liability coverage, commercial general liability coverage, retention and allocation issues, and sexual misconduct claims under both professional liability coverage and commercial general liability coverages.
Deborah obtained important holdings for the insurance industry in cases of first impression, and is a frequent lecturer on claims made coverage, self-insured retentions and large deductible policies, negotiation skills, and risk tolerance.
Deborah has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America in the area of Insurance Law, and as a Super Lawyer annually from 2008. In December 2012, Business Insurance recognized Deborah as one of its 25 “Women to Watch.” In October 2015, Governor Tom Wolf appointed Deborah to Pennsylvania’s Commission for Women.
Deborah has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel (ACCEC). In 2019, Debbie was recognized by The Legal Intelligencer as a 2019 Professional Excellence Award winner.
Deborah graduated from Franklin and Marshall College. She is a graduate of Villanova Law School, where she was a member of the law review and received the Pulling Award for outstanding student authorship. Deborah also serves as an adjunct professor at the Drexel University School of Law.
- Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1984
- Franklin and Marshall College, A.B., 1981
BAR ADMISSIONS : New Jersey; Pennsylvania
- American Bar Association
- Defense Research Institute
- American College of Coverage Counsel
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